Best Places To See New Year's Eve Fireworks In SacramentoStart the new year with a bang in Sacramento with fireworks, fine dining in one of America's best restaurants, champagne, casino night, cruises and overnight stays aboard an authentic riverboat or in a gorgeous, intimate bed and breakfast inn.
Best Places For Last-Minute Gifts In SacramentoLast-minute gifts are a snap at these Sacramento shops.
Best Chocolate Shops In SacramentoSacramento is home to some of the finest chocolate confections available, and these small businesses are among the best of the best.
Best Ways To Celebrate 4th of July In SacramentoThe Rancho Cordova holiday celebration includes a hometown parade, great food, a beer garden, full carnival with rides and games, exhibits and an Aerial Assault Extreme Trampoline Show. The Kids Zone offers excitement for more than just children, with steam train rides, bungee trampoline, laser tag, pony rides, a petting zoo, water-walking in huge bubbles and even a video-game trailer that rolls.
Best Memorial Day Walks, Runs And Parades In SacramentoEntrants to this Memorial Day can be children, adults or dogs; the No Excuses 5K is a benefit for Canine Companions for Independence. Through its Veterans Initiative, the nonprofit provides free, highly-trained support dogs to disabled veterans.
Best Tequila Drinks In SacramentoThe types of tequila at Florez Bar and Grill, blancos, anejos, mezcal, reposadas and premiums, number in the double digits, and the bar offers an array of margaritas. The latter include hibiscus, pomegranate, tamarind and basil blueberry, a skinny Cadillac with Grand Marnier and another with George Clooney’s Tequila Casamingos Blanco.
Best Ways To Celebrate Cinco De Mayo In SacramentoSacramentans can celebrate Cinco de Mayo from home with iconic films. “Hecho En Mexico” is a beautiful documentary about iconic performers and musicians, and rockumentary “Gimme The Power” focuses on a band involved in political and social protests. “Frida” actress Salma Heyek was nominated for an Academy Award for her portrayal of flamboyant, controversial artist Frida Kahlo.
Best Ways To Support Sacramento's Local Music SceneWeekends at the Fox & Goose Public House bring an eclectic collection of live bands playing music of every type and era, including jazz, rock, electric blues, reggae, rockabilly, Tex-Mex and folk.
Best Places For Cloth Diapers In SacramentoSweet Potato Pie in Woodland hosts socials event for people to buy, sell or swap cloth diapers directly with other customers. Guests and other experts share cloth diaper experiences, offer tips and do demonstrations on how to use favorite products.
Best Cooking Classes In SacramentoCooking classes at Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op have included making homemade ravioli and other pasta, Spanish tapas, vegan and gluten-free dishes, Thai food, tamales and holiday baking. Among the more unique and tantalizing offerings, the Co-Op has held classes on the art and science of making chévre cheese and a workshop to create delicate French macarons.
Best Sacramento Restaurants To Cater Your New Year's Eve PartyWith the help of these stellar Sacramento restaurants and caterers, you can spend New Year’s Eve enjoying friends and family without toiling all night in the kitchen.
Best Upcoming Pet Adoption Events In SacramentoItsie Bitsie brings very friendly, socialized kittens and the occasional puppy to adoption events; volunteers with the unique nonprofit group bottle-feed kittens and puppies who were abandoned when they were too young to be weaned. Once they are healthy, spayed/neutered and “of age”, the young animals are available for adoption into loving homes.
Ask A Sacramento Chef: Healthy Thanksgiving RecipesFinding healthy recipes for Thanksgiving comes naturally for Sacramento chef and restaurateur Kit Syn.
Best Unique Soup Spots In SacramentoResidents of America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital have year-round access to fresh herbs, fruits and vegetables, and Sacramento chefs take full advantage of such bounty.
Best Places For Iced Coffee In Sacramento18 Grams Coffee and Tea uses locally roasted coffee beans to create tempting drinks, including the high-octane 18 to the Brain, an icy mixture of sweetened condensed milks and four shots of espresso.